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    Norwegian Church Aid (NCA)

    Norwegian Church Aid (NCA) is an ecumenical, independent development aid organisation. The site includes publications on HIV/AIDS and water and sanitation projects.
  • Organisation

    Drylands Coordination Group, Norway (DCG)

    A cooperation forum of six Norwegian non-governmental organisations (NGOs) involved in development cooperation in dryland areas in Africa.The DCG’s activities are carried out together with African
  • Organisation

    Community-Based Natural Resource Management Network (CBNRM Net)

    Community-Based Natural Resource Management Network (CBNRM Net) is a global network and a virtual Community of Practice for people that work on Community-Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) a
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    Regulating the commons in Mauritania: local agreements as a tool for sustainable natural resource management

    International Association for the Study of Common Property, 2006
    Natural resource management is Mauritania is a complex pluri-legal affair, with tribal law, colonial French law and modern state law coexisting and often contradicting. One approach of dealing with these codes, and at the same time, the various stakeholders, is to establish local agreements (LAs).
  • Document

    Awareness raising workshop on the implementation of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification

    Drylands Coordination Group, Norway, 2006
    This paper presents the proceedings of a United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) held in December 2005. The report presents the workshop programme, objectives and methodology. Four papers were presented at the workshop, ensuing discussions by the participants are also included.
  • Document

    Paper tiger meets white elephant?: an analysis of the effectiveness of the Mekong river regime

    Fridtjof Nansen Institute, 2006
    This report assesses the achievements of the Mekong River Commission, an organisation where Thailand, Lao PDR, Cambodia and Vietnam cooperate about the Mekong River which runs through all four. This study is concerned with international river management.
  • Document

    Energy efficiency: pick the low-hanging fruit

    Norwegian Forum for Environment and Development, 2006
    This document provides short case studies of energy-saving projects in a variety of settings around the world. In each case, the authors describe the technology, how it has been adapted to the local conditions, and the lessons learned and recommendations for replication.
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    Space use patterns and movements of juvenile dusky kob Argyrosomus japonicusin the Great Fish Estuary (South Africa): implications for management

    Norwegian Institute for Nature Research, 2006
    Estuarine fish play a major role in the local economy and food security in many parts of South Africa. This paper describes a project within the joint South African/Norwegian Great Fish Estuary Programme, which aims to investigate the movement behaviour, migration and habitat use of important estuarine fish species.
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    Farmers' rights in India: a case study

    Fridtjof Nansen Institute, 2006
    India is among the first countries in the world to have passed Farmers’ Rights and plant variety protection legislation. This study analyses the achievements, barriers and limitations of India’s approach so far.
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    Possible Norwegian engagement in decentralized forest and natural resource management in Uganda

    Noragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2006
    This report is an assessment of possible elements in a new and expanded programme related to environment and natural resources in Uganda.The report includes an analysis of important forest and environmental resource sector elements; key challenges, political and administrative structures, policies, activities and future plans.

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